25th Annual Poets House Showcase Opening Reception and Reading with Marie Howe, Ishion Hutchinson, and Hoa Nguyen

Reception 6-7PM, Reading 7-8PM

Readings by Marie Howe (Magdalene, W.W. Norton & Co), Ishion Hutchinson (House of Lords and Commons, Farrar, Straus and Giroux), and Hoa Nguyen (Violet Energy Ingots, Wave Books). Surround yourself with over 3,500 poetic texts published in the last 18 months. Spend time with your favorite books and discover new favorites!

CLMP's 3rd Annual Firecracker Awards

Community of Literary Magazines and Presses (CLMP) celebrates the 2017 Firecracker Awards for Independently Published Literature honoring exceptional titles in Poetry, Fiction, and Nonfiction, plus awards for literary magazines. Please mark your calendars and join us in toasting these important contributions to American letters. Featuring MC Laura Swearingen-Steadwell! For more details, and to RSVP, please visit www.clmp.org.

Master Class - Nick Flynn

$390.00

Nick Flynn is the author of four books of poetry, My Feelings, The Captain Asks For a Show of Hands, Some Ether, which won the PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award, and Blind Huber. His memoir Another Bullshit Night in Suck City was made into a film, Being Flynn, starring Robert DeNiro as Flynn’s father, Julianne Moore, and Paul Dano.

Price: $390.00

A Life of Poetry: Hettie Jones

Poet, teacher and author of 24 books, Hettie Jones will read a selection of her poems, from her bestselling memoir, How I Became Hettie Jones, and from her latest book, Love H: The Letters of Helene Dorn and Hettie Jones. Participants may register in advance to share their own poem - call Reginald Harris, 212-431-8040.

Occult: Poetry and Divination with Timothy Liu and Hoa Nguyen

This workshop will explore how occult practices—astrology, I-Ching, tarot—dovetail with our writing lives. We’ll first take a look at historical figures (Yeats, H.D., Robert Duncan, Sylvia Plath. James Merrill) before delving into prompts and revisionary exercises that border on the uncanny.

Poetry and Divination with Timothy Liu and Hoa Nguyen

$95.00

To “divine” is to seek guidance and counsel from a god. Or an oracle. To “auger” is to be able to read the signs whether one is looking at the stars (Astrology), throwing down coins (I-Ching), or drawing cards from the major and minor arcana (Tarot). This workshop will explore how occult practices dovetail with our writing lives. We’ll first take a look at historical figures (Yeats, H.D., Robert Duncan, Sylvia Plath. James Merrill) before delving into prompts and revisionary exercises that border on the uncanny.

$95

Price: $95.00

Hanging Loose Press book launch

Hanging Loose Press invites you to celebrate our 2017 books:

JACK ANDERSON
Backyards of the Universe

JIWON CHOI
One Daughter Is Worth Ten Sons

GERALD FLEMING
One

R. ZAMORA LINMARK
Pop Verite

KAREN LOCASCIO
May All My Wounds Be Mortal

DAN O'BRIEN
New Life

JORGE VELASCO MACKENZIE
Drums for a Lost Song
Translated by Rob Gunther

This event is made possible through the Literary Partners Program.

Marsh Hawk Press Spring 2017 New Titles Book Launch

Marsh Hawk Press books often highlight the affinity of poetry and the visual arts. Each book is produced with particular care to visual style, often including reproductions of artwork alongside poems. Marsh Hawk Press also sponsors readings and exhibits, and a yearly contest.

This event is made possible through the Literary Partners Program.

2017: Poetry and Desire: A Reading and Conversation

Poets Vahni Capildeo, Natalie Diaz, Pulitzer Prize winner Gregory Pardlo, and Shivanee Ramlochan examine intimacy, language, and poetry as the key that unlocks both mind and body.
(Full audio approx. 1 hr 27 mins)

2017: Passwords: Anne Waldman with Steven Taylor on William Blake

A founder and director of the Poetry Project and co-founder along with Allen Ginsberg of the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, poet Anne Waldman, with Bessie Award-nominated musician Steven Taylor, explores the prophetic work of 18th-century poet William Blake. Waldman takes audiences on a journey through Blake’s celebrated and expansive writings, their mystical undercurrent, and how they have influenced her poetry.
(Full audio Approx.1 hr. 30mins)

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